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The Resource Bird dream : adventures at the extremes of human flight, Matt Higgins

Bird dream : adventures at the extremes of human flight, Matt Higgins

Label
Bird dream : adventures at the extremes of human flight
Title
Bird dream
Title remainder
adventures at the extremes of human flight
Statement of responsibility
Matt Higgins
Creator
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
A heart-stopping narrative of risk and courage, Bird Dream tells the story of the remarkable men and women who pioneered the latest advances in aerial exploration--from skydiving to BASE jumping to wingsuit flying--and made history with their daring
Summary
Traces the evolution of the wingsuit movement and the quest to design a jumpsuit with wings that would allow extreme sport enthusiasts to soar for miles through the sky and navigate rapidly through canyons and mountain ranges
Storyline
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10322036
Cataloging source
DLC
Dewey number
797.5/5
Illustrations
illustrations
Index
index present
LC call number
GV770.24
LC item number
.H54 2014
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
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True
Target audience
adult
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adventures at the extremes of human flight
Label
Bird dream : adventures at the extremes of human flight, Matt Higgins
Instantiates
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Takeoff. Beginnings -- International launch -- A child called X-ray Mujahideen -- Gimme danger -- Flight. Wings -- The world is a playground -- Dwain, Slim, and Dr. Death -- Check, please! -- Skydiver of the decade -- Whatever happens, happens -- "Holy chute!" -- The wingsuit landing project -- The trial -- Paint it black -- A flying Philistine -- Boxes and boxes -- Dragons at heaven's gate -- Landing. A meeting of the minds -- Touch-and-go -- "The rebel" -- The right numbers -- Rainy days
Control code
ocn861479089
Dimensions
24 cm
Extent
287 pages
Isbn
9780143127468
Lccn
2014005399
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
Other physical details
color illustrations
System control number
  • (Sirsi) a503848
  • (OCoLC)861479089
Label
Bird dream : adventures at the extremes of human flight, Matt Higgins
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Takeoff. Beginnings -- International launch -- A child called X-ray Mujahideen -- Gimme danger -- Flight. Wings -- The world is a playground -- Dwain, Slim, and Dr. Death -- Check, please! -- Skydiver of the decade -- Whatever happens, happens -- "Holy chute!" -- The wingsuit landing project -- The trial -- Paint it black -- A flying Philistine -- Boxes and boxes -- Dragons at heaven's gate -- Landing. A meeting of the minds -- Touch-and-go -- "The rebel" -- The right numbers -- Rainy days
Control code
ocn861479089
Dimensions
24 cm
Extent
287 pages
Isbn
9780143127468
Lccn
2014005399
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
Other physical details
color illustrations
System control number
  • (Sirsi) a503848
  • (OCoLC)861479089

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